knitting prblem

paulinehelenJuly 14, 2011

I have a pattern for a 4ply jumper and I want to knit it in 8ply. Is this possible?

Thanks for your help.

Pauline

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Babka NorCal 9b

Do a gauge swatch and see what you get, adjusting from that. It might be a little tight.

-Babka

    Bookmark   July 14, 2011 at 9:51PM
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tami_ohio

Ok, I'm used to US yarn weights. Which is heavier, 4 ply or 8 ply? To me, that sounds like double the thickness, which would mean double the size difference. Maybe knit a swatch with larger or smaller needles to get the gauge to match the pattern. Or if you can knit the smallest/largest to compensate for the difference in yarn with the needles recommended on the yarn ball?

Tami

    Bookmark   July 15, 2011 at 10:42AM
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